Collecting your Personal Information
Although it is our normal practice to receive your personal information directly from you, there will be occasions when this information is submitted through our website or in response to our printed or on-line advertisements. Also there may be occasions when we receive this information from an external third party or a publicly available source. If for whatever reason we do not have your prior consent then we will take all reasonable steps to inform you.
Type and Use of Information Collected
Generally the type and use of the personal information collected will be in relation to helping you find or retain work in the job market. The type of information required will relate to your name, contact details (email address, telephone numbers, mailing address, etc), career history and details of any academic / professional qualifications or skills test results relating to your career. We would not look to collect any sensitive information from you and would always look to seek your consent wherever possible.
The purpose of collecting the information is to help provide our best service to you. We will share this information with prospective employers and other third parties related to your prospective employment and will always look to gain your consent in advance. In addition we will need to share this information with our employees, confidential suppliers (e.g. web hosting company, psychometric testing providers, etc) and in the normal course of verifying the accuracy of the information you have provided, e.g. your nominated referees, appropriate academic institutions or professional bodies, etc.
Security of Information
We will take all reasonable steps to maintain the security of the information provided from loss, misuse or unauthorised access. The information may be stored in hard copy documents or electronically on our software or database under our appropriate locks and security systems. When no longer required we will ensure your personal information is destroyed or deleted in a secure and professional manner.
Accuracy of Information
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure the personal information we hold is accurate, complete and up to date. Please notify us if there has been a change in our personal information so that we can keep this information accurate. We may also contact you from time to time to check that our records are up to date.
Access to Information
If you would like access to the personal information we have collected, or wish to change / update this information or if you wish to remove your details from our database, please contact our privacy officer at: Blackcat Consulting Ltd, P.O. Box 303-525, North Harbour, Auckland 0751 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right to change this policy statement for whatever reason from time to time and will update and publish the policy statement accordingly.